Charles Fraser, Portrait of a Gentleman, ca. 1820, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer, 1999.27.15
It is unclear who the young gentleman in this portrait is, but his formal dress and fashionably disheveled hair suggest that he was a member of Charleston’s moneyed class.
Portrait of a Gentleman
- ca. 1820
- On View
- Not on view.
image (oval): 2 15/16 x 2 5/16 in. (7.5 x 5.9 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Bequest of Mary Elizabeth Spencer
- Mediums Description
- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – unidentified – bust
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